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Time is Running Out to Nominate a Caregiver of the Year!

The American Kidney Fund salutes all those who provide loving care to dialysis and kidney transplant patients. Each year, we present the Caregiver of the Year award to someone who goes “above and beyond” to provide care and support to a dialysis or kidney transplant patient.

Take Action: Support Legislation for CKD Research and Treatment

Join us in supporting the Chronic Disease Improvements in Research and Treatment Act of 2014. By signing onto this important piece of legislation, you will be helping to improve access to quality care for thousands of Americans with kidney disease. 

What Happens at Kidney Action Day?
Watch a Slideshow.

Kidney Action Day is a fun, free, family-friendly event with a serious purpose: helping people understand their risk for kidney disease and the steps they can take to help prevent it. Watch a slideshow of our recent event in metro Washington, D.C., and help us spread the word about upcoming events in Chicago (Aug. 27), Atlanta (Sept. 23) and Houston (Oct. 5).

Blog: Know the Connection Between High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

Thomas Jones learned about the connection between high blood pressure and kidney disease the hard way. He’s made it his personal mission to make sure everyone in his community understands that high blood pressure can lead to kidney disease.

Free Nutrition Tracking App for Dialysis Patients

For dialysis patients, getting the right amount of nutrients and limiting daily fluid intake is critical. AKF has partnered with Sanofi Renal to bring a free app for iPhone and iPad, Kidney APPetite, to dialysis patients, nephrologists and renal dietitians.

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AKF works with organizations nationwide to carry out our mission. Learn more about our partner organizations.

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